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Yes: Monoclonal antibodies are important as medications and diagnostic tools, but if you are making a very large amount of one antibody, it's concerning for plasma cell myeloma. A small spike without other signs of trouble is "monoclonal gammopathy of uncertain significance" and is a small risk for trouble in years or decades. Find out what's up & i wish you luck. ...Read more
Need more info: Atypical antibodies means different things in different contexts. If it is related to blood group testing the antibodies are not dangerous nor contagious. ...Read more
I went to donate plasma which I've done for years and the nurse informed me they found atypical antibodies in my blood, what do I do?
Atypical antibodies: You need to find out the specific antibodies they found on your test. This could mean a lot of different things. Once you have this info then I would see your primary care doctor. ...Read more
My dr told me I have unusual antibodies in my blood. What does this mean? My sed is 59, have some abnormal levels, dk what. Any ideas?
Inflammation?: Your sed rate is somewhat elevated and may indicated inflammation. The unusual antibodies could be autoimmune antibodies such as ANA titer which may be associated with autoimmune diseases. You should be able to get a clearer answer from your doctor since your question is non-specific. ...Read more
My 22 year old son was just told he has atypical antibodies in his blood/plasma. Can I have this too, and what causes it?
Antibodies: More information is needed. The body produces a large variety of antibodies and it is important to know which ones are being referred to as "abnormal". Antibodies are proteins made by the immune system to primarily fight off bacteria, viruses and other pathogens. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Put antibiotic on puncture wound and it started draining. No abnormal discharge. Is this normal? How much longer will it take to heal?
When pregnant my older sister had big panel of antibody studies done due to multiple miscarriages. If abnormal, will she have lifelong problem?
Yes: If she has a positive anti-phospholipid antibody , which can cause miscarriages, she may have a life-long propensity to clotting, but this condition may be managed. This positive antibody may occur alone, or in association with other autoimmune cconditions, such as lupus. These conditions can vary widely in their severity. ...Read more
ANCA: ANCA=anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies are not known to be associated with any morphological abnormalities of a person's neutrophils. They are asosciated with a number of potential disease states of importance, including Wgener's granulomatosis, a destructive disease that may involve lungs, airways, kidneys and sometimes sinuses or related structures. ...Read more
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